Fujifilm XP50 summary
Fujifilm XP50 is FujiFilm's Waterproof camera originally revealed on January of 2012. The camera has a 14MP, CMOS 1/2.3" size sensor with a full resolution of 4608 x 3072.
FujiFilm launched this camera in an effort to replace the earlier Fujifilm XP30 (Read Full Comparison) & afterwards released the updated Fujifilm XP60 (Read Full Comparison) as a way to update this model.
The XP50 comes in at #47 out of 74 in Waterproof cameras & over all #866 out of 1422 for digital cameras in our list. Please use our Smart camera filter to find camera listings based on your custom factors.
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Fujifilm XP50 family
The Fujifilm XP50 has a history of related digital cameras. Here, you can see all earlier and new models alongside main features.
Fujifilm XP50 Gallery
You can look at the XP50 from several angles in the gallery below.
Fujifilm XP50 Pros and Cons
Here is a selection of pros and cons of the Fujifilm XP50 based on criterias which are usually regarded as important in a camera.
Fujifilm XP50 Sensor features
The size of the sensor in the Fujifilm XP50 is 6.17mm x 4.55mm (1/2.3"). The 28 mm² sensor has the capability to capture 4608 x 3072 pixels using aspect ratios of 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9. The camera has Image Stabilization (Sensor-shift). In body stabilization is more effective than digital stabilization as the latter can cause cropping.400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100
The CMOS sensor has 14MP and has a native ISO range of 100 - 3200. Unfortunately, RAW photos are not supported so you have less margin for error.
The graphic underneath shows the XP50's sensor size when compared to other common sizes. The XP50 sensor has a crop factor of 5.8 and is shown in green.Last day to get your files as Canon Irisa shuts down
To get a sense of specific aspect ratios, you can refer to the visual below.
Fujifilm XP50 dimensions
Fujifilm XP50 is 0.39 pounds (175g / 6.17 oz) & the dimensions of the camera is 99mm x 68mm x 26mm (3.9" x 2.7" x 1.0"). The weight of average Waterproof camera is 196g so the Fujifilm XP50 is less heavy as compared to other competitors.Handle those 8K RED files like a boss
Down below is a picture of the Fujifilm XP50 next to a softdrink so you're able to get a feel for its size.
The top view underneath will provide the button design on the XP50.
Fujifilm XP50 Lens features
The XP50 includes a built in lens offering a focal range of 28-140mm making it a 5.0 x zoom which may not be ideal but it will be handy in some situations.
At it's widest 28mm, the lens has an aperture of f3.9 and that is very sluggish and not good for low light conditions and you will probably struggle to get a shallow depth of field. You could also need to up your ISO leading to noisy photographs. For the long end, 140mm comes with f4.9 making it quite sluggish and you might have to set slow shutter speeds.
Fujifilm XP50 Connectivity
The XP50 has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- HDMI Yes
Digital cameras which have NFC or Bluetooth connectivity are able to be controlled wirelessly with smartphones. You can easily copy pictures and sometimes adjust settings with no need to connect directly with the camera.
Several apps also stream a Liveview and release the shutter in case you are not close to the camera. If the camera comes with a HDMI port, it can easily be attached to an external monitor. Virtually all cameras enable you to charge the battery pack with the USB socket.
Fujifilm XP50 Video features
The highest possible video quality in the Fujifilm XP50 is 1920 x 1080 and you can record in H.264 and Motion JPEG format. 1080p quality gives a great balance in quality versus file size but 1080p won't leave you with any room to crop. The body does not offer a microphone or headphone port so you have absolutely no control over the audio. It is probably best to take a look at another model in case you require better audio for your video clips.
Fujifilm XP50 Weather Sealing
Fujifilm XP50 comes with environment proofing which makes it a fantastic pick for use in rough environments. This is especially valuable whenever you are uncertain about the conditions you might encounter in outdoor photography.
Fujifilm XP50 Display and Viewfinder
The Fujifilm XP50 has a 2.7 inch fixed display screen having a resolution of 230 thousand dots.
Please be aware that the display has no touch support.Google will print your 'Best' photos for $8 a month
The ViewFinder details for Fujifilm XP50 are the following:
- ViewFinder None
Viewfinders are really handy in sunny outdoor conditions which will make the camera display washed out and difficult to see.
Fujifilm XP50 Shutter features
Fujifilm XP50 continuous shooting rate is 3.0 fps. The highest shutter speed is 1/2000s.
Fujifilm XP50 Flash and Hot shoe features
Fujifilm XP50 has just built in flash without external flash support.
Fujifilm XP50 Autofocusing features
Fujifilm XP50 has only Contrast Detect Autofocus & is missing Phase Detect Autofocus. Phase Detection autofocusing is a lot more quicker & accurate as compared to Contrast Detect autofocusing.
It also features Tracking Autofocus for objects on the move. Fujifilm XP50 has no manual focus. Manual focus is good in low light scenarios or you need more exact focusing control.
Fujifilm XP50 Battery life
The battery life (NP-45A) for the Fujifilm XP50 is fashioned to last for 220 photographs according to the CIPA requirements making it lower in comparison with it's rivals. The average Waterproof camera battery life is 274. Olympus TG-4 offers the best (380) battery life in this group of cameras.
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Fujifilm XP50 for various categories of photography
The following graph presents a summary of the Fujifilm XP50 for various categories of photography. To understand more, go to the specific paragraph underneath.
Fujifilm XP50 Portrait photography highlights
The Fujifilm XP50 has a points tally of 30 which is horrible, and means the camera is just not very good for portraits. Taking portrait images favors greatly towards sensor specs, support for RAW files & option to utilize off-camera flash.
Fujifilm XP50 Street photography information
Having a above average rating of 62, the Fujifilm XP50 is a good pick to buy for street photography. A decent street photography camera has a perfect balance of picture quality plus portability.
Fujifilm XP50 as a Sports photography camera
A horrible sports photography score of 41 indicates the Fujifilm XP50 is just not very good for taking photos of sports. A camera really should have fantastic autofocus and fast continuous shooting for sports photography.
Fujifilm XP50 Travel photography information
Portability is pretty critical when picking a travel camera. In general, the Fujifilm XP50 gets a above average 65 as a travel camera which is a good pick to take on your travels.
Fujifilm XP50 Landscape photography advice
For those who are planning to choose a camera for landscape photos, the biggest aspect will be image quality. The Fujifilm XP50 with it's horrible grade of 40 for a landscape camera is just not very good within the current market.
Fujifilm XP50 Vlogging highlights
A vlogging camera ought to posses a articulating display, mic input and if possible image stabilization. Taking everything in to account, the Fujifilm XP50 is just not very good as a vlog camera as it delivers a horrible score of 32.
Fujifilm XP50 Alternatives
If you are trying to find replacements to the XP50, below is a number of the highest rated cameras which fall within the family of Waterproof.
The line chart down below gives you a bird's eye view of the XP50 compared to it's highest scored rivals listed earlier.
Following are additional cameras you might look at as alternative options. To read through a complete comparison, simply click the "compare" link.